Munster Poc Fada Final 2014

The Munster GAA Puc Fada 2014 took place on the slopes of Galteemore on Saturday 12th July. Senior, Under 16 and Camogie players competed to see who could cover a track over the mountainside in the least number of Pucs with the winners and runners-up representing Munster at the National Puc Fada in the Cooley Mountains in August.

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In the Senior Men’s competition Andrew Fahey (32 pucs) was the winner overcoming last year’s winner Stevie Brenner by one puc. Barry Kenneally from Cork took 18 pucs over a shorter course to win the Under 16 competition with Fionáin Mackessy (Kerry) second, one puc behind. In Camogie, last year’s runner-up Martina McMahon from Limerick took the top prize with 24 pucs.

Chairman Robert Frost and Vice-Chairman Jerry O’Sullivan representing Munster GAA were in attendance at the tournament along with members of the Games Development Committee and Christy Ryan represented sponsors Martin Donnelly. Aherlow GAA were magnificent hosts of the tournament.

Senior Contestants
Andrew Fahey, Whitegate, Clare
Stevie Brenner, De La Salle, Waterford
Aaron Murphy, Hospital/Herbertstown, Limerick
Daryl Ryan, Roscrea, Tipperary
Shane Devlin, Carrigtwohill, Cork

Under 16 contestants
Barry Kenneally, Kanturk, Cork
Fionán Mackessy, St Brendan’s Ardfert, Kerry
Shane Stapleton, Sean Tracey’s, Tipperary
Gavin Ryan, Murroe Boher, Limerick
Michael Hynes, Whitegate, Clare
Cormac Gough, Stradbally, Waterford


Munster GAA wish to thank everyone who helped make last Saturdays ‘Poc Fada na Mumhan’ such a tremendous success. A special word of thanks to Pat Moroney and the Aherlow GAA Club for facilitating us with a fantastic venue and course. Thanks also to all of the volunteer referees and markers who helped out on the day. Andrew Fahy (Clare) and Stevie Brenner (Waterford) have qualified for the National Senior Comeptition with Barry Kenneally (Cork) qualifying for the National Under 16 Competition. Both will be held in the Cooley Mountains on Saturday August 2nd.

The following are the results of the competitions

MUNSTER SENIOR POC FADA 2014 RESULTS
Place Name Club County Score
1st Andrew Fahey Whitegate Clare 32
2nd Stevie Brenner De La Salle Waterford 33
3rd Aaron Murphy Hospital/Herbertstown Limerick 35
4th Daryl Ryan Roscrea Tipperary 37
5th Shane Devlin Carrigtwohill Cork 38

MUNSTER UNDER 16 POC FADA 2014 RESULTS
Place Name Club County Score
1st Barry Kenneally Kanturk Cork 18
2nd Fionán Mackessy St Brendans Ardfert Kerry 19
3rd Shane Stapleton Sean Treacys Tipperary 20
4th Gavin Ryan Murroe Boher Limerick 20
5th Michael Hynes Whitegate Clare 21
6th Cormac Gough Stradbally Waterford 24